Income/capita 64%
Household income 102%
Unemployment 68%
Income per capita$48,863$27,044$29,829
Median household income$111,667$49,593$55,322
Median income owner occupied$119,625$62,242$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,417$30,016$35,192
Median earnings male$80,197$34,901$36,919
Median earnings female$42,031$24,771$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level2.6%15.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oakland is 64% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Oakland is 102% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oakland is 68% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oakland is 83% lower than the national average

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      Oakland median earnings by income bracket

      Oakland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.6%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services8.5%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%6.3%
      Public administration2.4%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.7%41.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Country Life Acres, MO135$250,001352%
      Ladue, MO8,579$186,371237%
      Clarkson Valley, MO2,638$164,286197%
      Town and Country, MO11,001$156,899184%
      Frontenac, MO3,527$149,821171%
      Oakland, MO1,649$111,667102%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newberry, MI1,649$30,04046%
      Emerson, GA1,649$49,58310%
      Tennille, GA1,649$26,32152%
      Susquehanna Depot, PA1,650$32,98940%
      Coalville, UT1,650$61,78112%
      Oakland, MO1,649$111,667102%
      Source: The Oakland, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).